Sydney Sigler says her probation officer shows up at her house randomly to confirm she lives where she claims. She’s not allowed to leave McLennan County, where she lives with her husband and two young kids. She’s also drug tested regularly and is not allowed to drink alcohol or be at bars.
This is life on probation. Her crime: getting caught with what court records say was .1 ounce of marijuana. On Christmas Day 2013, she was sitting outside a friend’s house in her car. The vehicle’s door was open — which records say is what prompted a police officer to first approach her.
Inside her car were rolling papers and a small amount of marijuana, according to the arresting officer’s account. Sigler said she wasn’t smoking at the time and arrest records make no mention of her being impaired or trying to drive while high.
Sigler, then 21, hadn’t married or had kids…